Canada Trails In Legalizing Pot Debate: Policy makers need to take profit out of illegal drugs

Commentary, Role of Government, Joseph Quesnel

“Drugs, prostitution and illegal gambling are all activities that bring harm in many instances to individuals, families and communities and many feel they are immoral. But, one needs to look at the unintended consequences of prohibiting all these activities. People will always want to do these things and criminals often reap the benefits because they can provide them at exorbitant prices and people will still pay.”